Backups: Don’t Get Caught Without Them!

Imagine you wake up tomorrow morning, excited about your day. You are completing the project you have been working on for days, and are getting it ready to send to your boss, or for some of you, your client. You get your coffee and turn on your computer. Instead of the nice sound you are used to hearing as you computer wakes up, you hear nothing, or worse yet a shrill beep.

9 Beliefs of Remarkably Successful People

Written by Jeff Haden for Inc. June 25, 2012

The most successful people in business approach their work differently than most. See how they think--and why it works.

I'm fortunate enough to know a number of remarkably successful people. Regardless of industry or profession, they all share the same perspectives and beliefs. And they act on those beliefs:

1. Time doesn't fill me. I fill time.
Deadlines and time frames establish parameters, but typically not in a good way. The average person who is given two weeks to complete a task will instinctively adjust his effort so it actually takes two weeks.
Forget deadlines, at least as a way to manage your activity. Tasks should only take as long as they need to take. Do everything as quickly and effectively as